hornet's nest


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  • noun

Synonyms for hornet's nest

a highly contentious or hazardous situation

Related Words

habitation for wasps or hornets

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Similar to The Hornet's Nest, the military projects will chronicle the journeys of some of the most daring and dangerous missions in U.
A man in Sweden has died after trying to have sex with a hornet's nest on his farm outside Ystad.
If a wasp flies into an area and sees a hornet's nest it will vacate the area, so make your own hornet's nest by taking any brown paper bag and blowing it up.
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I guess you stirred up quite a hornet's nest about the crossbow ads and articles.
ELFYN Llwyd seems to have stirred up a hornet's nest with his remarks on low-flying.
The actress had stirred a hornet's nest earlier by shooting in Sri Lanka with Bollywood star Salman Khan.
How many different ways have they tried to flush out a REAL buyer from the hornet's nest buzzing around their books?
The recently-published book has stirred a hornet's nest by quoting now dead IRA man Brendan Hughes' claim that Adams ordered Jean McConville's disappearance, something the SF Pres has repeatedly denied.
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A full bench of the court ordered Vice President Paramananda Jha, who stirred up a hornet's nest by taking the oath in the Hindi language last year, to retake the oath in Nepali or lose his vice presidency.